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Nursing, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #47 (QS) ,
If you want an important and in-demand career that makes a difference, Bachelor of Nursing offered at the University of Queensland is for you. Gain the necessary knowledge and hands-on experience needed to successfully work in multidisciplinary teams to promote quality health outcomes for clients in your care.

About

Bachelor of Nursing offered at the University of Queensland  is a respected and innovative program developed in consultation with healthcare professionals. It takes a narrative and inquiry-based approach to learning and integrates lecture-based study with clinical placements in major hospitals.

Start your practical-based healthcare experience in your first semester of study at your home hospital group, where you will undertake rostered clinical placement shifts as well as clinical skills simulation sessions. Consolidate your skills and develop your confidence through extended specialist clinical placements in your final year, in areas such as aged care, critical care, emergency medicine, mental health, rural health, and paediatrics. 

Be confident and job-ready after spending more than 1000 hours on supervised clinical placements across your program. Placements are designed to consolidate your knowledge with the aim of meeting competency standards for registration.

Career outcomes

Graduates of the Bachelor of Nursing are distinguished by their breadth of knowledge, professional readiness, initiative, and problem-solving skills.

Our graduates typically find employment in a range of different public and private healthcare settings, including:

  • aged care
  • cardiac nursing
  • community nursing
  • critical care
  • day surgery nursing
  • drug and alcohol nursing
  • home-care nursing
  • emergency care
  • Indigenous health
  • infectious disease
  • medical/surgical nursing
  • mental health nursing
  • neonatal nursing 
  • neuroscience nursing
  • nurse educator
  • nurse manager
  • oncology
  • orthopaedics
  • paediatrics and child health
  • perioperative
  • public health
  • rehabilitation
  • rural and remote area
  • school-based health nursing
  • sexual health nursing
  • transplant nursing.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    48 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Anatomy and Physiology for Nursing and Midwifery 
  • Professional Practice 
  • Health Across the Lifespan 
  • Clinical Nursing Practice 
  • Course Title 
  • Pharmacology and Therapeutics for Nursing and Midvvifery 
  • Professions, People and Healthcare 
  • Older Adults' Health 
  • Course Title 
  • Integrated Biomedical Sciences for Nursing 
  • Mental Health 
  • Acute Care Nursing 

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    87

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    570

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

General Requirements

CRICOS code: 050456J

  • Year 12 or equivalent English and one of Biology, Chemistry or Physics.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    34736 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 34736 AUD per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    7580 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7580 AUD per year and a duration of 36 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Living costs for Brisbane

  • 1402 - 2530 AUD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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